Please keep me in your thoughts and prayers because I am very nervous about being able to speak well about this, to be able to answer the questions intelligently and directly. Plus, standing up for something I want is relatively new for me. I want to have as much courage and patience that I can.
Thanks for your support. Despite the outcome, I want to be able to say I have done all I could.
Our children make a study of us in a way no one else ever will. If we don't act according to our values, they will know.~Starhawk New User Agreement! http://www.mothering.com/community/wiki/user-agreement
There were two sites I found that had excerpts from this. One had the first 10 pages, the other had huge sections of the last part of the book but random pages were missing (so you'd buy the book.) It's a fast read, maybe you could find a local copy or read excerpts online.
Being able to cite research about how well homeschoolers do may help. This information may help you:
Homeschooling and Socialization:
Movie about problems with education system:
ACT scores–homeschooled compared to general test takers:
Some homeschooling research:
Home-Education: Rationales, Practices and Outcomes
Fifteen years later: Home-Educated Canadian Adults
We've Grown Up and We're Okay
Welcome to the National Home Education Research Institute!
Created an instant family (7/89 and 5/91) in 1997. Made a baby boy 12/05 adopted a baby girl 8/08. Ask me about tandem adoptive nursing. Now living as gluten, dairy, cane sugar, and tomato free vegetarians. Homeschooling and loving it.
That aside, I am accepting this little victory. I appreciate the support from the community here. It filled my heart and helped me catch my second wind. Now onto getting us organized for the year!